Phaedrus, Paperback


Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works.

It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love.

This new translation is accompanied by an introduction, further reading, and full notes on the text and translation that discuss the structure of the dialogue and elucidate issues that might puzzle the modern reader.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary essays
  • ISBN: 9780140449747



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